We believe that we are all born creators. Gangplank Labs is a place for those working on hardware-based projects to collaborate, solve problems, teach, learn and just have a good time while while making things with our hands and mind. Labs is the hackerspace or makerspace component of Gangplank.


The tools available vary by location. Check with your local Gangplank for specific information on what tools are available at that location.
Examples of tools that may be available for use:


-3D Printers

-Epilog Laser Cutter

Examples of prior Gangplank Labs events and programs:

Arduino Hacknight: This evening event is a chance to collaborate with others on Arduino based projects. Regardless of your skill level this is open to everyone. Learn Arduino, teach Arduino, share your Arduino projects with other enthusiasts, or just have a good time working on your current project.

3D Printer Demonstration: This is a basic demonstration showing how the 3D Printer works and proper care for the 3D printer.

Chess + Lasers: This event highlights the capabilities of the Epilog laser cutter. During this event, the Epilog laser cutter is demonstrated while attempting to make the following chess set from thingiverse:


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